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SUSE Linux Owner Attachmate Gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

 Attachmate, the software shop that headhunted Novell and SUSE Linux, is itself being bought out by Micro Focus International.…...

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HP-Eucalyptus: Buying an Edge in a Busy, Complex Market

In its move to acquire the AWS-compatible cloud stack provider, HP wants to present itself as being the "most compatible" of systems suppliers.

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Intel's Edison Brings Yocto Linux to Wearables

Intel's Edison Brings Yocto Linux to Wearables

Linux-based platforms for wearables include Android Wear, Samsung's Tizen SDK for Wearables, and now Intel's Yocto Linux and Intel Atom-based  Edison  computing module. The Edison was  released last week  in conjunction with the Intel Developer Forum. 

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon Chips Key to Secure Smartphone Kill Switches

The chip maker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

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Minix 3.3 Released With Cortex-A8 ARM Support, NetBSD Userland Compatibility

Andrew Tanenbaum and his crew have released a significant update to Minix. The Minix 3.3.0 release comes with x86 and ARM support, is mostly compatible with the NetBSD user-land while its kernel is less than 13k lines of code, and it's BSD-licensed...

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More Intel DRM Changes Queued For Linux 3.18, Including Old i830M Fixes

With the drm-next merge window for Linux 3.18 closing, Intel's open-source developers have submitted another round of changes for ultimately landing with the Linux 3.18 kernel...

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Micron Launches New PC SSDs, Aims to Boost Longevity, Speed

Micron Technology launched new solid-state drives for PCs and touted longevity to appeal to those worried about SSDs that die too early.

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Intel Skylake's MPX Is Closer To Providing Linux Memory Protection

Besides Intel publicly working on Skylake "Gen9" graphics support for Linux, Intel open-source developers are also working on other areas of Skylake hardware enablement for Linux. Work on supporting the Intel Memory Protection Extensions (MPX) that are new to the Skylake micro-architecture are still...

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Qubes: The Open Source OS Built for Security

Qubes: The Open Source OS Built for Security

Applications will always have bugs. This is why Joanna Rutkowska and Invisible Things Lab built Qubes OS, a security-focused open source operating system based on Fedora. Rutkowska will give a keynote talk at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe next month in Dusseldorf.

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The True Measure of a Successful Open Source Project

The True Measure of a Successful Open Source Project

A question I get a lot is, “What makes an open source software project successful?” This isn’t a simple question, as every project is really different. But certainly there are some common characteristics: a vibrant and open community and ecosystem of contributors, an innovative goal or technol...

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